j I Much Flavor
Productions is a new joint
. venture by DJ Joseph and
A. J. of Zulu Syndicate fame. a collective of DJs. bands and producers including people from
j both Edinburgh and : Glasgow. This Friday
(Mar 12) sees the opening of their new club ‘Listen Up‘ at The Calton Studios
(Edinburgh). moving in a
new direction with a playlist of street soul.
3 ragga and hip-hop. with
the essential sounds of all ' the new releases frotn the Talkin‘ Loud. Conscious and Mo' Wax labels. ln
the pipeline is a possible ' record label of their own. ' bringing some fresh new
sounds to a shop near you (I‘ve heard some preview
tapes and we're talking
damn line music) AND plans for a few special
‘ BIG all-nighters with
some top acts headlining the bill. Also. the) 're in the process of setting up a DJ management company to protect themselves and others from cowboy club managers and promoters (no names mentioned). Watch this space for a
w hole heap of more flavour coming your way very soon.
I Millionaires has now changed its name to The Store and is under new management. The emphasis is now shifting towards quality dance music. with different clubs running each night. For full details see listings.
I Bits ’n’ Bobs A few dates for your diary: Bomba Records will be hosting another Avicmore weekender following the success of the last one. The weekend in question is May 7-8. the line-up is still to be finalised. but will no doubt include some top names. Phone 041 2483831 for details. April 23-25 sees a retum for the massive Southport Weekender. with an endless list of top PAs and DJ s confirmed. more details in a future issue. for enquiries phone 091- 389-0317. Rezerection returns with a vengeance to the lngliston Centre for another of their hugely popular all-nighters on Saturday 10 April. The Easter Extravaganza has a huge line-up and there’ll be more on this in the next issue. along with a competition for free tickets. Tickets are available through the usual outlets for £23.50.
L (Joe Lampard)
I Stratltelyde University Union 9pm—2am. £2.50. Students and guests only. Studenty feel to Level 8. very
. popular dance and techno in Reds.
; I The Sub oluh: Blackout 7.30—10.30pm.
. £3. Under-18s. Still going stong.
I Atlantis 1 lpm-3.30am. £6. Up-to-date.
trendy and very moist.
5 I Tankin’ at the Art School. 1 lpm—late.
: £2.50. Hot funk. reggae and hip hop from the self-styled Funkateers. ‘For some
serious skankin . . .‘ well. you know the
I Technotrance at Mardi Gras. lOpm—3.30am. £7. I The Tunnel 1 lpm—late. £7/£3.50. Big
upfront dance night for the hippest in town.
I Under Ventura 8pm—midnight. Free. Soul. funk and garage with Kevin. I The Volcano i lpm—2.30 am. £5/£4
. with matric card. Mellow house. garage
. grooves and street soul with Graham
Wilson and Alan.
I Wild at The Cotton Club.
1 [pm—3.30am. £5/£3 with matric card. Commercial dance and pop.
1 I Bennet’s l lpm—3.30am. £1. All beers
and spirits £1!
I Bobby’s at The Volcano. l lpm—2.30am. £4. Still the sweatiest. sexiest Sunday night club in Partick.
I Bubblellclous at Reds. l 1pm—3am. £3/£2. ‘Bombastic Boogie. Bubble Grooves‘ and £1 Becks. wine and schnapps to boot: a winner!
I Cheapskate at The Cotton Club.
1 lpm—3am. £2/£l with ﬂyer or matric card. Beck's and vodka £1! Get wrecked cheap to the 'cross-the-board sounds of DJ Brian Dickey.
I The Double Dockers at Fury Murry's.
1 lpm—3am. £2/£1 with Matric card or leaﬂet. Tam and Dave's spanking mix of indie. dance. pop and soul.
I Fuddrukkers at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £ 1.
I Rock City at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £1.50. Rock from the 70s to the present. I Sunday Toastea easement Under Ventura. 2—6.30pm. £1.50 (including complimentary continental breakfast). ‘Enjoy the ﬂavour of live musicians and performance with your homemade DJs - Crawford. Nick (Funkollectivc). Gregor and Big-Jay (Neighbourhood) —- served to you with toast. tea and croissants on crispy plates of vinyl.‘
I Transnational at The Cathouse. Studio 3. lOpm—3am. £2/£l.50. An impressive range of hard-edged sounds. from Sheep on Drugs and Ministry through to the latest releases on innovative acid/techno label Tresor Berlin. Why take it easy just because it's Sunday?
I The Tunnel 1 lpm—3.30am. £3. Upfront house with Stevie and Simon.
I Plggilly Vlggllly’s at the Volcano. 10pm—late. £2.50. Less self-conscious and more relaxed than the weekend. PV’s still has tunes you‘d find it hard to top on any night of the week. Serious fun and a good excuse for a long lie on Tuesday morning! I The Tunnel 1 lpm—3.30am. £2. Gay Mondays.
I I"! at Fury Murry‘s. l lpm—3am. £2/£1.50 before 1 1.30pm. Newcky Brown. Guinness and Diamond White all for £1 to the accompaniment of ‘classic tunes. bouncy dance and 90s indie'. The Gameboy-style flyers aren‘t bad either.
I Bingo at Reds. l lpm—3am. £2. What lvor Cutler could possibly have to do with a night of Deep Funk is anybody's guess. but those posters just might entice you in. Let‘s face it. on a Tuesday night you're hardly spoilt for choice!
I .10 Jo’s at Club Xchange.
l l.30pm—3.30am. £2. Gay. busy. dance and chart tunes.
I Fever at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. Free. A pre-Shimmy warm-up with suitably cheery dance and indie tunes. And it‘s only about five yards' stagger to Bennet‘s!
I Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2.
I Bennet’s l lpm—3am. £1. 60p vodka! I Chopper at Club Xchange. l 1pm—3am. £1.50 with leaflet/UB40/matric card.
I Go West at C leopatra's. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2/£l with ticket.
I Horizontal at The Volcano.
1 1pm—2.30am. £2. Mr Peacock with the jazzy tunes.
I Libra at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £2.50. Over-25s disco.
I Love Train at Cafe Cini. Renfield Street. 9pm—midnight. Free. Selected beers for £1. Joe Deacon playing the best in classic soul. funk and piano house.
' I Strictly Rhythm at Fury Murry‘s.
I Sweet PM at The Tunnel. .
1 lpm—3.30am. £3/£2. 10 Mar only. Another special production. this time with Glasgow’s favourite underground duo. Terry and Jason. A rare midweek treat! I Under Venture 8pm—midnight. Free. Reggae of the highest order with Joseph of Babylon.
I Wednesday Night Fever at The Cotton Club. llpm—3.30am. £2/£l with matric card. 705 night with drinks promotions.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2/£l for students.
I Club Virunga at The Volcano.
l 1pm—2.30am. £3/£2. DJ Tchico plays African. reggae and similar groovy . sounds.
I Coco Under Ventura. 8pm—midnight. £1.50. ‘Funky fatjazz wit‘ mo' tazz' is how Nick and Johnnie of Funkollective describe this session. although we don‘t believe they normally talk like that either. I B.l.S.C.0. Inferno at Reds. l 1pm—3am. Students £3. 70s disco. pop and glam plus Coors and wine for £1 (all drinks £1 before midnight).
I Essence at The Sub Club. 1 lpm—3am. £3/£2. ‘The essence of hip hop. rare groove. funk and house‘ with Harri and Swan. Elixir Vitae Productions serve up the expected high-quality fare.
I Goodfoot at Bar 10. 9pm—midnight. Free. 18 Mar only. The quite fabulous Goodfoot experience can now be enjoyed on a regular fortnightly basis (bookings confirmed!) at Bar 10. if that‘s not enough to satisfy you. then head on up to Woodlands for the full-length-dancefloor- action-included version the following night.
I Hullabaloo at The Mayfair. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. ‘Toe-tapping fun for tip-top people'. ie house. garage and disco for a mighty horde of students.
I Jam at The Cotton Club.
I lpm—3.30am. £2. New night of ‘garage. house. classics and rare grooves' with DJs John and Michael.
I .IoJo at October Cafe (top ﬂoor. Princes Square). 7pm—midnight. Free. Not to be confused with Coco. Loco or Bingo. JoJo is a popular meeting place for the city‘s slightly trendier students: understandably. considering the venue. its handiness for downtown clubs. those £1 beers (of course) and the cool and varied music from DJs Steve and Derek.
I Malarltey at The Sub Club. 1 [pm-3am. £5. 25 Mar only. The highly popular once- a-month bash featuring Kilkie. Swan and Sir Kev is here again: get down there and house it up with the best.
I The Men’s Room at Club Xchange.
l l.30pm—3am. £2.50/£2 with flyer. ‘Raunchy’ men-only night with infamous live act Caged Muscle and Rolling Rock for £1 .
I Shaft at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £1.
No relation to the Edinburgh club of the same name. but 70s disco nonetheless!
I The Slow Club at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. Another survivor from the Apollo. the excellent Slow Club brings you some of the best ‘ambient‘ sounds around in a suitably candle-lit atmosphere. Full of unexpected delights and a refreshing change from your average club night.
I Stratltclyde University Union 9pm—2am. Free.
I The Tunnel 1 [pm—3.30am. £4/£2 with matric card. Well-mixed indie and dance tunes for the assembled student throng.
I Beatbox at Teviot Row Union. 8pm—2am. Free for students. £1 guests. Top-ﬂoor Beatbox. bringing back long- lost memories of big. badly lit school discos. Downstairs is Strangeways for the more indie-orientated among you and Inertia somewhere in between. playing a wide range of dance and techno.
I Blue Oyster Club I lpm—Sam. £2 before 12.3()am/£4 after. Available for private hire Mon—Thurs.
I Bubblegum at Potterrow. 8pm—2am. £2/£1. Popular student night playing a mix of indie. indie dance and dance sounds. happy hour 8.30—9.30pm.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. Girls free before midnight/£2 after. guys £2 before midnight/£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds with an emphasis on 70s and 80s grooves. Available Mon—Thurs for private parties.
I Tire Blz 10.30pm—4am. £3. Mainstream chart sounds and dance.
I The Blunt upstairs at Wilkie House.
1 lpm—lam. £4/£3 with ticket. With full hip-hop flavour guaranteed. DJs Al and Size playing essential sounds from the underground. with undoubtedly the best ﬂyers in town.
I Cathouse at The Mission. 1 lpm—4am. £2.50/£2 with flyer. Weekly rock night with a wide playlist of anything that is rock music. from heavy-metal to grunge to thrash. Happy Hour 1 lpm—lam.
I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5. Fairly middle-of—the-road dance night in an extravagant setting. The biggest and one of the busiest of its kind.
I Cubik at The Music Box. 10pm—3am. £5. Members/guests. DJs The Vision and Adrian (Circa). playing a vast selection of underground house and techno.
I Eclipse at The Music Box. 6—9.30pm. £3/£2. The best in upfront dance for trendy wee brothers and sisters. Certainly a welcome change from the school disco which was the only night out available when l was a nipper.
I The Edge 4pm—2.3()am. Mainstream chart sounds. Happy Hour 4—l0pm. Available for private hire Mon—Wed.
I Eternal at Chambers Street Union. 8pm—3am. £2/£l. Weekly night of student dance sounds. covering the whole spectrum of dance music. Happy Hour 8.30—9.30pm.
I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—4am. £3/£2.50. DJs Kieren and Amanda playing indie sounds from the 60s. 70s and 80s through to the current releases on the indie scene. Expect a busy. bouncin‘ night.
I Finsbury Park 1 lpm—4am. £2. Chart sounds.
I Fireﬂy at The Pelican. 10pm— lam. Free. DJ Jorelle spins some classy. soulful house. deep warming and underground.
I Ital Club at Liberty‘s. 10pm—4am. £3. 19 Mar only. The monthly outing for this reggae. funk. soul and calypso club.
I Ketch at Shady Lady's. l lpm—4am. £2.50/£2 with flyer. Popular indie club with a very wide playlist. playing 80s and 90s indie dance. I Listen Up at The Calton. lOpm—3am. £4/£3. New weekly club with the excellent DJs Joseph and Easi (Tunnel)
50 The List 12 —25 March 1993